As it’s black history month in the United States, I wanted to do a quick list of my favourite African American Artists. You can find out more information about some of them (noted in the text) in Derek Conrad Murray’s Queering Post-Black Art (I.B.Tauris 2016). If you like Matisse and Kandinsky, and have not yet …
Turkey stands at the crossroads of world politics: caught between the West and the Middle East; bordering Syria and the frontiers of ISIS; excluded from the EU and governed by an increasingly hard-line leader. Recent events – both the failed military coup and Erdoğan’s subsequent nationwide crackdown – have propelled this young democracy into a new chapter of turbulence.
Time is ticking down. The day is almost upon us. Are you ready to make an informed decision? If not, you might like to do some last-minute referendum related research… Debates have become increasingly heated, emotions are running high, hashtags have been engaged and polls are predicting Brexit. The run up to the EU referendum …
To celebrate Women’s History Month, here are 4 I.B.Tauris books on remarkable women
Though less celebrated than directors, cinematographers shape the style of a film in important ways: organising the lighting, composing the frame, orchestrating the camera movement, and working with the laboratory to control the film’s overall look. As the art of image making continues to change in the digital age, these five images remind us how …
Welcome to the ‘Interzone’
Five women artists from the Southern hemisphere who refuse to stay at home.
The hustings have started, mad hysteria’s set-in, battle mode is engaged. It is now election year.
Eddie Chambers looks at five Black British artists who represent the fascinating sweep of a neglected art history.
Lara Pawson, author of In the Name of the People, selects five essential reads to initiate the uninitiated into the politics, culture and history of Angola.
With women still not fairly represented in major collections, Susan Best, author of Visualizing Feeling, looks at five women that you should know about.
In what can seem a universe within itself, Kerry Brown, author of The New Emperors, selects five essential reads on modern China.
Revived by feminist movements in the 1970s, in 1975 the United Nations gave official sanction to, and began sponsoring, International Women’s Day, which is marked on 8th March every year.